Road testing graduate attributes and course learning outcomes of an environmental science degree via a work-integrated learning placement

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Author: Whelan, Michael


Graduate attributes and course learning outcomes are an integral part of higher education in Australia. Testing the performance of graduates in the workplace with regard to graduate attributes and course learning outcomes is a not a common occurrence. This study has road tested the graduate attributes and course learning outcomes of a bachelor degree in environmental science via students participating in a work-integrated learning (WIL) placement. Comparisons of importance and perceptions of students' skill level between host-supervisors, students and teaching staff were made. On the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Employability; Graduates; Curriculum

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Hamilton, New Zealand: Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2017

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Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 1-13

ISSN: 1175-2882

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.445

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